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Jessica Li

Jessica Li

Although I grew up in Cupertino, California, the birthplace of Apple Computers, I have not called it home for the past few years. I attended Cornell University as an undergraduate where I obtained my B.S. in Materials Science and Engineering. While at Cornell, I interned for Cascade Engineering, an injection molding plastics company in Grand Rapids, Michigan. I then obtained a Masters of Engineering from M.I.T. My thesis was related to a new process for making scaffolds for soft-tissue implants.

Here at Northwestern, I am working on a new method of making metal foams for bone implant applications. I hope to be able to create metal foams with oriented, elongated pores which mimic the architecture of natural bone in contrast to other metal foams that have equiaxed pores.

Research

Titanium Sintering

Education

B.S., Materials Science and Engineering, Cornell University

M.Eng., Materials Science and Engineering, Massachusetts Institute of Technology

Contact

Phone: 847.467.3996
Fax: 847.467.2269
e-mail: jessli(@u.northwestern.edu)
Address: Materials Science & Eng
2220 Campus Drive
Evanston, IL 60208

 

 

October 17, 2008